How are we responding to the opioid crisis?

By: Margaret C. Tracci, MD, JD The Scale of the Problem Over the past two decades, the abuse and diversion of prescription opioids has grown to … [Read more...]

Actions Have Consequences: The 2018 ACA Open Enrollment

By: Carolyn Long Engelhard, MPA Today marks the beginning of the fifth enrollment period for the availability of health coverage under the … [Read more...]

Maya Wright Receives Global Health Grant

Maya Wright is a rarity:­ a woman in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field. Rarer still, she is an African-American woman in the … [Read more...]

Life-Saving Drugs Untaken in Appalachia

Nearly a third of breast cancer survivors in Appalachia are not taking the critical, potentially life-saving follow-up treatment – despite having … [Read more...]

Stephen Rich, PhD, Wins JDRF’s Rumbough Award

Renowned genetic epidemiologist Stephen Rich, PhD, director of the University of Virginia Center for Public Health Genomics, has been honored with one … [Read more...]

TV: Obesity in an Hour

Watching television as little as an hour a day are significantly more likely to be overweight or obese and gain more unhealthy weight over time, … [Read more...]